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Changes in Radial Pulse During Menopause May Reflect CV Risk

Changes in the harmonics of the radial pulse wave during menopause may reflect cardiovascular risk, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions, held from July 29 to Aug. 1 in Boston.

In-Hospital Cardiac Arrests in the U.S. May Be Underestimated

More patients suffer cardiac arrest in U.S. hospitals each year than previously estimated -- about 38 percent greater for adults and 18 percent greater for children, according to a study published online July 9 in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes.

Early EEG Helps Predict Cardiac Arrest Outcomes in Comatose

Early electroencephalography reliably predicts the outcome of comatose patients after cardiac arrest, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Neurology.

Higher Levels of Exercise in Childhood Improve Heart Health

Engaging in higher levels of physical activity in childhood is associated with better cardiovascular health indicators, according to a study published online June 11 in Pediatrics.